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                                H. R. 1644

To enhance energy conservation and research and development, to provide 
   for security and diversity in the energy supply for the American 
                    people, and for other purposes.



                             April 7, 2003

 Mr. Barton of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred 
    to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the 
  Committees on Science, Resources, Education and the Workforce, and 
  Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently 
   determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such 
 provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


                                 A BILL

To enhance energy conservation and research and development, to provide 
   for security and diversity in the energy supply for the American 
                    people, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Energy Policy Act 
of 2003''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
                      TITLE I--ENERGY CONSERVATION

         Subtitle A--Federal Leadership in Energy Conservation

Sec. 1001. Energy and water saving measures in congressional buildings.
Sec. 1002. Energy management requirements.
Sec. 1003. Energy use measurement and accountability.
Sec. 1004. Federal building performance standards.
Sec. 1005. Procurement of energy efficient products.
Sec. 1006. Energy savings performance contracts.
Sec. 1007. Voluntary commitments to reduce industrial energy intensity.
Sec. 1008. Federal agency participation in demand reduction programs.
Sec. 1009. Advanced Building Efficiency Testbed.
Sec. 1010. Increased use of recovered mineral component in federally 
                            funded projects involving procurement of 
                            cement or concrete.
            Subtitle B--Energy Assistance and State Programs

Sec. 1021. LIHEAP and weatherization assistance.
Sec. 1022. State energy programs.
Sec. 1023. Energy efficient appliance rebate programs.
Sec. 1024. Energy efficient public buildings.
Sec. 1025. Low income community energy efficiency pilot program.
                 Subtitle C--Energy Efficient Products

Sec. 1041. Energy Star program.
Sec. 1042. Consumer education on energy efficiency benefits of air 
                            conditioning, heating, and ventilation 
Sec. 1043. Additional definitions.
Sec. 1044. Additional test procedures.
Sec. 1045. Energy conservation standards for additional consumer and 
                            commercial products.
Sec. 1046. Energy labeling.
Sec. 1047. Study of energy efficiency standards.
                         TITLE II--OIL AND GAS

                Subtitle A--Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline

Sec. 2001. Short title.
Sec. 2002. Findings and purposes.
Sec. 2003. Definitions.
Sec. 2004. Issuance of certificate of public convenience and necessity.
Sec. 2005. Environmental reviews.
Sec. 2006. Pipeline expansion.
Sec. 2007. Federal Coordinator.
Sec. 2008. Judicial review.
Sec. 2009. State jurisdiction over in-State delivery of natural gas.
Sec. 2010. Study of alternative means of construction.
Sec. 2011. Clarification of ANGTA status and authorities.
Sec. 2012. Sense of Congress.
Sec. 2013. Participation of small business concerns.
Sec. 2014. Alaska pipeline construction training program.
                Subtitle B--Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Sec. 2101. Full capacity of Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
Sec. 2102. Strategic Petroleum Reserve expansion.
Sec. 2103. Permanent authority to operate the Strategic Petroleum 
                            Reserve and other energy programs.
                    Subtitle C--Hydraulic Fracturing

Sec. 2201. Hydraulic fracturing.
   Subtitle D--Unproven Oil and Natural Gas Reserves Recovery Program

Sec. 2301. Program.
Sec. 2302. Eligible reservoirs.
Sec. 2303. Focus areas.
Sec. 2304. Limitation on location of activities.
Sec. 2305. Program administration.
Sec. 2306. Advisory Committee.
Sec. 2307. Limits on participation.
Sec. 2308. Payments to Federal Government.
Sec. 2309. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 2310. Public availability of project results and methodologies.
Sec. 2311. Sunset.
Sec. 2312. Definitions.
                       Subtitle E--Miscellaneous

Sec. 2401. Appeals relating to pipeline construction projects.
Sec. 2402. Natural gas market data transparency.
Sec. 2403. Oil and gas exploration and production defined.

                   Subtitle A--Alternative Conditions

Sec. 3001. Alternative conditions and fishways.
                   Subtitle B--Additional Hydropower

Sec. 3201. Hydroelectric production incentives.
Sec. 3202. Hydroelectric efficiency improvement.
Sec. 3203. Small hydroelectric power projects.
Sec. 3204. Increased hydroelectric generation at existing Federal 
                       TITLE IV--NUCLEAR MATTERS

               Subtitle A--Price-Anderson Act Amendments

Sec. 4001. Short title.
Sec. 4002. Extension of indemnification authority.
Sec. 4003. Maximum assessment.
Sec. 4004. Department of Energy liability limit.
Sec. 4005. Incidents outside the United States.
Sec. 4006. Reports.
Sec. 4007. Inflation adjustment.
Sec. 4008. Price-Anderson treatment of modular reactors.
Sec. 4009. Applicability.
Sec. 4010. Prohibition on assumption by United States Government of 
                            liability for certain foreign accidents.
Sec. 4011. Secure transfer of nuclear materials.
Sec. 4012. Nuclear facility threats.
Sec. 4013. Unreasonable risk consultation.
Sec. 4014. Financial accountability.
Sec. 4015. Civil penalties.
                   Subtitle B--Miscellaneous Matters

Sec. 4021. Licenses.
Sec. 4022. Nuclear Regulatory Commission meetings.
Sec. 4023. NRC training program.
Sec. 4024. Cost recovery from Government agencies.
Sec. 4025. Elimination of pension offset.
Sec. 4026. Carrying of firearms by licensee employees.
Sec. 4027. Unauthorized introduction of dangerous weapons.
Sec. 4028. Sabotage of nuclear facilities or fuel.
Sec. 4029. Cooperative research and development and special 
                            demonstration projects for the uranium 
                            mining industry.
Sec. 4030. Uranium sales.
Sec. 4031. Medical isotope production.
Sec. 4032. Highly enriched uranium diversion threat report.
Sec. 4033. Whistleblower protection.
                      TITLE V--VEHICLES AND FUELS

                Subtitle A--Energy Policy Act Amendments

Sec. 5011. Credit for substantial contribution toward noncovered 
Sec. 5012. Credit for alternative fuel infrastructure.
Sec. 5013. Alternative fueled vehicle report.
Sec. 5014. Allocation of incremental costs.
            Subtitle B--FreedomCAR and Hydrogen Fuel Program

Sec. 5021. Short title.
Sec. 5022. Findings, purpose, and definitions.
Sec. 5023. Plan; report.
Sec. 5024. Public-private partnership.
Sec. 5025. Deployment.
Sec. 5026. Assessment and transfer.
Sec. 5027. Interagency task force.
Sec. 5028. Advisory Committee.
Sec. 5029. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 5030. Fuel cell program at National Parks.
Sec. 5030A. Advanced power system technology incentive program.
                     Subtitle C--Clean School Buses

Sec. 5031. Establishment of pilot program.
Sec. 5032. Fuel cell bus development and demonstration program.
Sec. 5033. Authorization of appropriations.
                     Subtitle D--Advanced Vehicles

Sec. 5041. Definitions.
Sec. 5042. Pilot program.
Sec. 5043. Reports to Congress.
Sec. 5044. Authorization of appropriations.
           Subtitle E--Hydrogen Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Sec. 5051. Definition.
Sec. 5052. Findings.
Sec. 5053. Hydrogen fuel cell buses.
Sec. 5054. Authorization of appropriations.
                       Subtitle F--Miscellaneous

Sec. 5061. Railroad efficiency.
Sec. 5062. Mobile emission reductions trading and crediting.
Sec. 5063. Idle reduction technologies.
Sec. 5064. Study of aviation fuel conservation and emissions.
Sec. 5065. Diesel fueled vehicles.
Sec. 5066. Hybrid vehicles.
Sec. 5067. Waivers of alternative fueled vehicle fueling requirement.
                         TITLE VI--DOE PROGRAMS

Sec. 6001. Purposes.
Sec. 6002. Definitions.
                     Subtitle A--Energy Efficiency

                Part 1--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 6011. Energy efficiency.
                        Part 2--Lighting Systems

Sec. 6021. Next Generation Lighting Initiative.
                            Part 3--Vehicles

Sec. 6031. Definitions.
Sec. 6032. Establishment of secondary electric vehicle battery use 
       Subtitle B--Distributed Energy and Electric Energy Systems

                Part 1--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 6201. Distributed energy and electric energy systems.
                       Part 2--Distributed Power

Sec. 6221. Strategy.
Sec. 6222. High power density industry program.
Sec. 6223. Micro-cogeneration energy technology.
                      Part 3--Transmission Systems

Sec. 6231. Transmission infrastructure systems.
                      Subtitle C--Renewable Energy

                Part 1--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 6301. Renewable energy.
                           Part 2--Bioenergy

Sec. 6321. Bioenergy programs.
                       Subtitle D--Nuclear Energy

                Part 1--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 6411. Nuclear energy.
                Part 2--Nuclear Energy Research Programs

Sec. 6421. Nuclear energy research programs.
                    Part 3--Advanced Fuel Recycling

Sec. 6431. Advanced fuel recycling program.
                      Part 4--University Programs

Sec. 6441. University nuclear science and engineering support.
                       Subtitle E--Fossil Energy

                Part 1--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 6501. Fossil energy.
   Part 2--Ultra-deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other 
                          Petroleum Resources

Sec. 6521. Program authority.
Sec. 6522. Ultra-deepwater program.
Sec. 6523. Unconventional natural gas and other petroleum resources 
Sec. 6524. Additional requirements for awards.
Sec. 6525. Advisory committees.
Sec. 6526. Limits on participation.
Sec. 6527. Fund.
Sec. 6528. Sunset.
Sec. 6529. Definitions.
                       Subtitle F--Miscellaneous

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